Bluffs at Mauna Kea

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Located within the Mauna Kea Resort on the Big Island of Hawaii, The Bluffs at Mauna Kea offers a limited number of exceptional single-family homes and home sites within the sound of the ocean surf. With endless stunning ocean views and an unparalleled quality of life, the community offers a truly luxurious island experience for a small number of privileged families and individuals. As part of the original master plan for the Mauna Kea Resort, the home sites were carefully drawn up more than a quarter century ago to take full advantage of the exceptional natural surroundings. Approximately 20 lots sit within the beautiful 44-acres of The Bluffs at Mauna Kea.

Throughout The Bluffs at Mauna Kea community, exceptional private estates created by some of Hawaii’s best architects and interior designers can be found just steps from the water. To the north of the community, among swaying palms and meticulously manicured gardens, you’ll find the Mauna Kea Beach Hotel. To the south, positioned above stunning Hapuna Beach, is the Hapuna Beach Prince Hotel. A true private oasis with access to some of the finest natural landscape, luxury amenities, and recreational activities on the Island, The Bluffs at Mauna Kea is home to some of the most unique private estates on the BIg Island. Highly desired as both primary homes and vacation residences, you are sure to find the perfect home for you among the unparalleled offerings here.

Additionally, if you are looking for truly world-class amenities,  look no further than the Mauna Kea Resort. Here, residents will find two of Hawaii’s best beaches and two of Hawaii’s top hotels. Designed by Arnold Palmer and Robert Trent Jones, Sr., two beautiful golf courses offer opportunities for exceptional recreation and social activities, in combination with an extraordinary selection of dining options, shops, spa and salon services, seaside tennis, fitness facilities, beautiful gardens, pools and a wealth of activities for residents. When you choose to purchase within The Bluffs, all this and more will be just steps from your front door.

Interestingly, one of Hawaii’s biggest residential transactions in history took place within The Bluffs at Mauna Kea. Purchased for a record $20.6 million back in 2007, a gorgeous 10 bedroom, 10 bathroom home sits on a 2.5-acre lot and is bordered by 2.5-acres of conservation land in the front and 3-acres of resort common area in the back. Guy Laliberte, the founder of the internationally known Cirque de Soleil, is said to own the property and was recently named on Forbes’ list of the world’s billionaires, with a net worth of $2.5 billion.

Homes for sale within The Bluffs at Mauna Kea are extremely sought-after and are often on the market for only short periods of time before savvy investors and families purchase them. Occasionally, a plot of land will become available within the community and, like the homes, are generally extremely desirable. To learn more about the community or to explore the current options available to you, please do not hesitate to browse the Search feature of this website.

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Yearly Weather
Avg. Temp

Low 65º – High 89º

Avg. Monthly Rainfall

Jan – Apr (1 – 3 inches)
May – Sep (0.5 – 1 inches)
Oct – Dec (2 – 4 inches)

Golf Courses

Hapuna Course
Mauna Kea Course
Practice Putting Greens


Kaunaoa Beach
Waialea Bay
Spencer Beach

Restaurant / Dining

Hapuna Coast Grille
Hau Tree
Copper Bar & Restaurant

Landscape Views

Mauna Kea properties are privileged many landscape views including:
Golf Course

Area Attractions

Water Sports
Oceanfront Tennis Courts
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